Information for Mica Peak AFS, WA

Latitude: 47-34-26 N, Longitude: 117-04-50 W


Perm ID Sage ID JSS ID Unit Location Early
Equip.
Final
Equip.
Oper.
Date
Inact.
Date
Notes
SM-151 Z-151 J-79 823 Mica Peak AFS, WA FPS-20/-67; MPS-14; FPS-6/-90 FPS-67B; FPS-90 (FPS-116, JSS) 1958 JSS ARSR-4 site now Operations Center was originally at Geiger Fld, WA (where the Army also operated a Nike Missile air-defense command post); after the Nike mission ceased, operations moved to the mountain in May 1972 (housing & admin remained at Geiger Fld.). Sq deactivated in July 1975. Site handed over to FAA.
P-11A / SM-151C Z-151C     Porthill, ID FPS-14   May-58 Jun-60 Gap-Filler Annex.
P-11B / TM-179C /SM- Z-179C / Z-151F     Eureka, MT FPS-14   May-58 Jun-60 Gap-Filler Annex. Located on Black Butte. After site closure, the radar tower hosted a fire lookout cab. The fire lookout is now on a different tower.
P-11C / SM-151D Z-151D     Moyie Springs, ID FPS-18   Mar-60 Dec-60 Gap-Filler Annex.
SM-151B       Blanchard, ID **         ** Gap-Filler Annex. In original ADC plans, but never was built.
SM-151E / TM-179B       Yaak, MT         Gap-Filler Annex. Former LRR site, Yaak AFS, P-11 (a.k.a. Bonner's Ferry).

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